Youth Training Scheme

Under this scheme, young individuals with 16 years of education from recognized institutions will be provided on-the-job- training/internships at private and public sector offices. It is aimed that professional development would equip them with abilities to get job opportunities in the country or abroad.

Eligibility criteria:

Graduates with minimum 16 years of education from HEC approved educational institutions and of age not more than 25 years (26 for less-developed areas) are eligible to apply.

Geographical spread:

The geographic outreach of the scheme is not restricted. Individuals fulfilling the eligibility criteria can apply from across Pakistan.

Stipend:

A monthly stipend of Rs.10,000 shall be paid to each selected applicant for a period of 12 months.

Number of interns:

50,000 interns would be hired under the operations of the scheme.

Budget Allocation FY 2013-14:

A budget of Rs.4.0 billion has been allocated to the scheme for the financial year 2013-2014.

Executing agency:

A top class management consulting firm/university from the private sector in collaboration with the Government will be responsible for the design, placement of internees and their periodic evaluation.

Partnership with the private sector would increase financial transparence, ensure selection on merit and produce more efficient outcomes/results.

Training program:

Focal points in each private and public office will be responsible for ensuring effective use of the internees’ services.

Areas of training:

In addition to government offices on local, provincial and federal levels, all leading firms from the private and development sector will be offered services of the internees.

PM - Pre-feasibilities

Participating Banks